Strapping aromas of blackberry and licorice are fiery and grating. This Syrah-led blend from a hot vintage is mighty tannic, so much so that it collapses under tannic weight. Flavors of blackberry, prune and cherry are spicy, while this tastes rooty and warm on the finish. Drink through 2019.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.